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Yuanbo D.

San Diego, CA

$40/hour

Part-time tutor for mandarin Chinese and basic drawing skills

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$40/Hour


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University of California, San Diego
Studio Arts

Education

University of California, San Diego (Studio Arts)

About Yuanbo

I am an international student from China. I Just began exploring my teaching potentials recently so I don't have much experience yet. I'm fluent in mandarin Chinese and English with some knowledge of Japanese and Korean. I'm currently an undergraduate student at University of California, San Diego, majoring in Studio Arts and minoring in Japanese Studies. It might seem a little crazy and bizarre that I got into two completely unrelated fields. But that is me, a passionate learner who always like to challenge myself and push my boundaries.

I've been enthusiastic about learning languages since I was a kid. I've got 100 on the TOEFL test and 2010 on SAT, which is fairly high as a non-native English speaker. That's how I was enrolled by UCSD, one of the most prestigious colleges in the U.S. as well as worldwide. Since I'm an art major, I'm also able to teach basic drawing and painting techniques. I've been experimenting with a variety of media such as charcoal, colored pencils, oil, acrylic, pastels as well as watercolor. I can show some of my previous works as requested.

Since I'm a beginner, I have no teaching experiences so far. However, I'm genuinely interested in teaching and interacting with students in a productive way that promotes learning. We can come up with a plan together to improve your reading, listening, speaking and writing abilities in the mandarin language. I think my rich experience learning different languages will make me a good teacher.

Drawing has always been my biggest hobby ever since I was in kindergarten. I've been influenced by a variety of styles and movements such as Surrealism, Minimalism as well as Japanese woodblock prints. My works are characterized by a unique combination of personal stories and issues such as gender and sexuality executed in a somber, almost morbid manner. I also like to add certain formal elements from traditional Asian art in my works, which traces my cultural heritage. I've participated in multiple exhibitions that were held at my college by the art department. I can email pictures of my works if you are curious.

I am generally available for tutoring on Friday and weekends. Afternoon would work better for me but I could adjust my schedule to meet your specific needs. My schedule will become more flexible after I graduate in fall. I can travel to students and my base rate is $40/hour for one-on-one lessons. If you are interested in learning mandarin or just Chinese culture in general, please hit me up and we'll discuss the details as to how to facilitate the learning process. Since I just started as a tutor, I'm also willing to learn from students' feedback and grow together hopefully.
I am an international student from China. I Just began exploring my teaching potentials recently so I don't have much experience yet. I'm fluent in mandarin Chinese and English with some knowledge of Japanese and Korean. I'm currently an undergraduate student at University of California, San Diego, majoring in Studio Arts and minoring in Japanese Read more

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Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of San Diego, CA 92122
In-person lessons
Art:
Drawing
Language:
Chinese

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Drawing

I am a Studio Arts major at UCSD, one of the most top-ranking schools of fine arts major. I've had works displayed at multiple shows held on campus. I have very good drawing skills with graphite and colored pencils with portraits as my area of focus. I also practice oil and acrylic paintings with decent technical skills. I can email my work samples to students if they are interested.

University of California, San Diego
Studio Arts

Education

University of California, San Diego (Studio Arts)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Yuanbo will travel within 10 miles of San Diego, CA 92122.